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An update of China’s food safety regulatory framework
Posted 01 July 2022 By Junshi Chen, MD, Chunzhu Wu, MSc
This article reviews the changes in China's national food safety control system and update on national food safety standard system and describes the country's unique regulations and requirements for the regulatory control of infant formu...
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Supply chain disruptions: FDA guidance and temporary policies
Posted 30 June 2022 By Tony Subketkaew, JD, Joanna Pearce, JD
The COVID-19 pandemic caused one of the most prominent displays of supply chain disruption in the modern era. However, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found ways to allow for regulatory flexibility by issuing guidance documents...
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ICMRA explores hybrid inspections, postapproval changes with new pilots
Posted 29 June 2022 By Joanne S. Eglovitch
A global regulatory group is seeking industry participants for two pilot programs exploring a common regulatory framework for assessing manufacturing facilities in hybrid inspections and for reviewing postapproval changes.  
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CAR T cell product development guidance: Comments ask for CMC details
Posted 29 June 2022 By Mary Ellen Schneider
Both industry and clinicians asked the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for clarification related to the evaluation of cellular starting materials in its draft guidance on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cell product development.
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Recon: EU approves two Sanofi treatments for rare diseases; Novartis to cut 8,000 staffers as part of global reorganization
Posted 28 June 2022 By Joanne S. Eglovitch
Welcome to Regulatory Reconnaissance, your daily regulatory news and intelligence briefing.
RF Quarterly, June 22: Regulatory history
Welcome to the June issue of RF Quarterly in which global regulatory experts write about Japan’s Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency (PMDA), medical device regulations in China’s National Medical Products Administration (NMPA), an...
Evolution of the Japanese regulatory system and agencies
Posted 27 June 2022 By Susumu Nozawa, RAC, FRAPS
Over the last 6 decades, the Japanese regulator has faced many challenges but has kept enhancing the system based on learnings from the challenges. This article traces the origin of the Japanese regulatory system and the significant even...
China’s NMPA: The evolution of medical device regulation
Posted 27 June 2022 By Grace Palma, MBA, Tina Zhao, PharmD
This article describes the main changes of China's drug and device regulatory system in the past 70 years, with the focus on medical devices rather than drugs. The article highlights the latest changes in the regulation of medical device...
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China NMPA Medical Device Regulations & NEW Revisions and Guidance
Monday, 07 November 2022 (8:00 - 12:00PM) 12.0 RAC Credits Member: $825 NonMember: $970
This interactive, three-day program will explore the fundamentals of Chinese NMPA regulations for medical devices, emphasizing updated revisions and guidance released within the last two years.
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Biologics CMC: Phase Appropriate Product Development
Thursday, 21 July 2022 (9:00 - 4:00PM) 12.0 RAC Credits Member: $970 | Nonmember: $1,150
Learn how to handle technical issues affecting biologic product development challenges and expectations in the US, Europe, and other highly regulated regions.
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Sponsored Webcast: FDA QMSR: What do the Proposed Changes Mean for Industry?
Wednesday, 03 August 2022 (10:00 - 11:00AM) 1.0 RAC Credits Member: $0 | NonMember: $0
In this webcast, experts will review the history of quality systems, look at the changes to quality regulations, and discuss the FDA’s intent to adopt the ISO 13485 standard.
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Software as a Medical Device
Tuesday, 18 October 2022 (9:00 - 5:00PM) 12.0 RAC Credits Members: € 1,080 | Nonmembers: € 1,265
Review current and evolving regulatory requirements for software as a medical device in order to navigate the challenging expectations for software products.
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Regulatory Leadership
Thursday, 20 October 2022 (9:00 - 5:00PM) 0.0 RAC Credits Members: €1080 | Nonmembers: €1265
Learn the typical career routes you can take as a Regulatory professional. This workshop will increase your awareness of what leadership means, particularly when it comes to Regulatory and Quality.
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Indiana Chapter Webcast: Challenges and Lessons Learned from Both an Industry and Notified Body Perspective for the Implementation of EU Regulations
Tuesday, 26 July 2022 (3:30 - 5:00PM) 1.5 RAC Credits Member: $0 NonMember: $25
Join regulatory professionals for an overview of key learnings obtained on the journey to MDR and IVDR certification.
Europe Europe
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Cybersecurity
Thursday, 20 October 2022 (9:00 - 5:00PM) 12.0 RAC Credits Members: €1080 | Nonmembers: €1265
Gain the knowledge you need to navigate global cybersecurity expectations, translate regulatory expectations into concrete design and development activities and establish trust with customers.
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Efficiency and Technology Pave the Way for the New Age of Narrative Writing
1.0 RAC Credits
Member: $0.00 Nonmember: $20.00
You will also learn how to add efficiency in your narrative process through the use of streamlined safety data reporting and implementation of technology.
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Achieving Medical Device Development Success Through Early Implementation of Regulatory, Reimbursement and Clinical Research Strategies
1.0 RAC Credits
Member: $0.00 Nonmember: $20.00
Learn best practices and proven strategies to address challenges presented by today’s shifting regulatory environment and the keys to commercial success.
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Three Real-World Experiences Using a Novel Data Platform
1.0 RAC Credits
Member: $0.00 Nonmember: $20.00
This program will give you practical insights into new approaches and tools to help manage your business. It will cover 510(k) submission strategy, product code policy assessment, and postmarket safety analysis.
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US Regulation of Advertising, Promotion and Labeling for Medical Devices
6.0 RAC Credits
Member: $399.00 Nonmember: $499.00
Through presentations, discussions and case studies, this program will examine current guidelines and expectations for medical devices and how they impact the way you communicate with prospective and end users.
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Most Common Findings in EU Clinical Evaluations
1.0 RAC Credits
Member: $0.00 Nonmember: $20.00
Learn the most common findings identified by Notified Bodies and by Qserve when performing a final CER review to the requirements of the MDR and MEDDEV 2.7/1 rev.4.
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The COVID-19 Impact: How will Regulatory Emerge from the Pandemic?
1.0 RAC Credits
Member: $0.00 Nonmember: $20.00
Learn how regulatory teams are adapting to this global health crisis and what effects it will have in the short and long term.
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Navigating Today’s Regulatory Trends to Successfully Manage eCTD Submissions
1.0 RAC Credits
Member: $0.00 Nonmember: $20.00
This webcast will feature an overview of best practices to create successful eCTD submissions in a rapidly changing environment.
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Strategies for Successful PMCF Planning and Execution
1.0 RAC Credits
Member: $0.00 Nonmember: $20.00
Walks you through a clear process for ensuring your PMCF planning is effective and efficient, beginning with an overview of what's required and how to evaluate your current state against the requirements.

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REMS and RMPs [3.0 RAC]

3.0RAC Credits
Member: $365 Nonmember: $500
This course provides an overview of the history of risk management, reviews risk management philosophies and examines regulatory requirements and interactions between industry and regulators in the US, EU and Canada
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Quality Management Systems for Drugs and Devices (e-book)

Member: $205.00 Nonmember: $285.00
Quality Management Systems for Drugs and Devices presents a comprehensive overview of quality management systems, including quality assurance, GMP, GLP, GCP, and compliance.
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Medical Device Certificate Elective Medical Device Certificate Elective
Pharmaceutical Certificate Elective Pharmaceutical Certificate Elective

Supplier Management [3.0 RAC]

6.0RAC Credits
Member: $365.00 Nonmember: $500.00
This course provides a basic understanding of current supplier management practices and their impact on product quality and patient safety.
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Risk Management Principles for Devices and Pharmaceuticals

Member: $130.00 Nonmember: $180.00
Expanded and updated risk management information on healthcare products around the world.
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Medical Device Certificate Elective Medical Device Certificate Elective

Medical Devices: Risk Management [4.0 RAC]

4.0RAC Credits
Member: $465.00 Nonmember: $640.00
This course is intended for professionals of all experience levels interested in the techniques of risk management as applied to product safety for medical devices.